Ethiopia denounces US sanctions on Eritrea: Government

AFP , Saturday 13 Nov 2021

Ethiopia on Saturday denounced new US sanctions on neighbouring Eritrea over Asmara's role in the deadly conflict pitting Ethiopian forces against Tigrayan rebels, calling on Washington to "rescind its decision".

Adids Ababa, Ethiopia
People sit on steps next to a sculpture in the shape of Amharic words reading Addis Ababa in the Piazza old town area of the capital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. AP

"The real target for sanctions and further tougher actions by the US government and the greater international community should be directed towards the TPLF," Ethiopia's foreign ministry said, referring to the Tigray People's Liberation Front rebel group.

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